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Address: Yapak, Aklan Province 5608, Philippines
Description: The second largest beach on Boracay, this popular destination is also...
The second largest beach on Boracay, this popular destination is also called Puka Shell Beach after the prevalent white seashells.
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Best Beach on the Island

Take a break from the smelly disgusting Algae on White Beach and head north to this great Beach. A nice breeze to keep you cool you could easily relax all day here. Only costs 150... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I'm not big on shells, but my travel companion was, so we made the trek down and were disappointed. It's a far cry from the pristine, feathery sand of white beach; more pebbly and pokey, so bring good shoes. There aren't shells so much as coral bits, which are pretty in their own way, but another disappointment for my aqua-enthusiast... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Not many shops or restaurant nearby, with local people playing beach volleyball, it is lovely there. We watch the sunset and took so many photos there!

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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Take a break from the smelly disgusting Algae on White Beach and head north to this great Beach. A nice breeze to keep you cool you could easily relax all day here. Only costs 150 pesos by trike. Also a much quieter beach.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We sailed to this quiet beach from our hotel, and it is lovely. Not at all busy, with loads of unusual shells to pick through. There are some vendors selling local souvenirs and shells, cheaper than at the shops at White Beach. Of course, there is very little development here, as opposed to the river developed White Beach, so it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

This beach is beautifull the sand is very white its waters crystal clear and warm and except of weekends very few people visit it. Just do not eat in the newly built beach restaurant on the end of the beach few hundred meters from entrance to the beach which is really terrible and dirty. The worst food I have experienced... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Boracay is well known for its firm white sand that makes tourist wanna go back. I love Puka beach better than the white beach. It is not that much exhausted compare to the white beach. Infact, me and my cousin used the white firm sand of Puka beach for bodyscrub. Its funny but we really did that. And it's kinda... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

can't get enough of this white sand and clear blue/green waters. clean area, lots of shells (for inexpensive souvenirs) and not crowded at all. love, love the scenery and you really get the feeling of being on a vacation... it was totally worth it to visit here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

fun looking into the shell sands and find weird stuff. simple beach, lesser people there. Not bad for kids and suntanning

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This beach was further away so we had to take tuk tuk. Made a trip down despite mixed reviews I read and I feel it was really worth it. Although it doesn't have the same white sand (it was more coarse), but the waters are still very clear and beautiful. The beach profile is more steep, eg. if you walk... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

It is always not a good decision to leave the best place in the world (which is Boracay Island and the White -long- beach) But if you had to make that decision best to pick/visit puka shell beach It is definitely less crowded but the sand is much coarser I like puka shell beach a lot and I definitely love... More 

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